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EC agrees to Liberty concessions on Ziggo deal - report

Tuesday 26 August 2014 | 16:57 CET | News
Liberty Global is set to win European Commission approval to buy Dutch cable operator Ziggo after it pledged to sell a TV channel, two people familiar with the EU's investigation told Bloomberg. Concessions by Liberty Global will enable it to dodge formal objections to the deal from the European Commission. The commitments include an offer to sell Liberty Global's Film 1 premium channel, a promise to maintain access for over-the-top operators such as Netflix and a pledge not to discriminate against rivals that buy its content, one of the people said. A spokesman for the European Commission

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Categories: Fixed
Companies: European Commission / Liberty Global / Netflix / Ziggo
Countries: Netherlands
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